Apr 20, 2016

Boston Marathon winner gives trophy to pioneer Gibb

Atsede Baysa learned a little about the Boston Marathon’s history a few days before she ran in it, hearing how Bobbi Gibb was turned down for a spot in the 1966 event but ran anyway to show that women could handle the distance. Then, ...

Ethiopians sweep Boston Marathon

Apr 19, 2016

Ethiopians sweep Boston Marathon

The Ethiopians ran past the Kenyans on their way to the Boston Marathon finish line Monday and nearly swept them off the victory podium. Lemi Berhanu Hayle won the 120th edition of the men’s race, and Atsede Baysa overcame a 37-second deficit on the ...

Desisa, Rotich steam to victories in Boston Marathon

Apr 21, 2015

Desisa, Rotich steam to victories in Boston Marathon

Lelisa Desisa won his first Boston Marathon in 2013. He didn’t have much time to celebrate. A few hours after Desisa broke the tape on Boylston Street on Patriots’ Day, two bombs near the finish line turned what should be the pinnacle of any ...

Jury in Boston Marathon bomb trial sees bloodstained note

Mar 11, 2015

Jury in Boston Marathon bomb trial sees bloodstained note

Jurors in the trial on Tuesday of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev got to see the bloodstained message that prosecutors say he wrote on the inside of a boat he was hiding in before his violent capture, explaining his reasoning for killing innocent ...

Jury selection starts in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Jan 6, 2015

Jury selection starts in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Potential jurors stared intently at Boston Marathon bombing defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as jury selection began under tight security Monday in one the America’s most closely watched terror trials in recent years. Tsarnaev, flanked by his attorneys, sat at a table at the front of ...

Jan 1, 2015

Motion to delay denied; Tsarnaev trial process starts Monday

A judge on Wednesday denied requests by lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to move his trial out of state and to delay its start, meaning jury selection will begin Monday in Boston federal court. U.S. District Court Judge George O’Toole Jr. ...

Japanese marathoners join hands in Boston

Apr 22, 2014

Japanese marathoners join hands in Boston

Many Japanese were among the thousands of runners who crossed the 118th Boston Marathon finish line amid tightened security Monday, a year after the bombings that killed three and left more than 260 injured. “Since last year, the whole city has grown stronger, determined ...

American Keflezighi victorious in Boston Marathon

Apr 22, 2014

American Keflezighi victorious in Boston Marathon

“The Star-Spangled Banner” played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon. One year after a bombing there killed three people and left more than 260 injured, Meb Keflezighi added Boston to a resume that includes the New York ...